Competition: US & Canada
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:
REEVES, RUTH: Appointed for studies of the textiles, ancient and modern, of South America, and creative work in the same field; tenure, twelve months during the years 1940 and 1941.
Born July 14, 1892, at Redlands, California. Education: Pratt Institute, 1910–11, San Francisco School of Design, 1911–13, Art Students League, 1913–15, Académie Moderne, Paris, 1921–27.
Art Research Fellow in Textiles, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1934–35; National Superintendent, Index of American Design, Federal Art Project, 1936–37.
Exhibited at American Designers Gallery, 1928–29, Minneapolis Institute of Art, 1929, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929–31, Boston Museum of fine Arts, 1929–30, Pennsylvania Museum, 1930, Art Institute of Chicago, 1930–31, City Art Museum of St. Louis, 1930, Carnegie Institute, 1930, Dayton Art Institute, 1930, Cincinnati Museum of Art, 1930, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1930–38, National Arts and Crafts Museum at Gothenburg and Stockholm, Sweden, 1930, Toledo Museum of Art, 1930–31, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1931–36, Architectural League, 1931, Brooklyn Museum, 1931, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1931, University of Chicago, 1931, University of Missouri, 1931, University of Tennessee, 1931, Indiana University, 1931, Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1931, Institute of History and Art, Albany, 1935, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1935, Alabama College, 1935, Addison Gallery of Art, 1935, Texas State College for Women, 1936, Kansas City Art Institute, 1936, University of Minnesota, 1936, Texas Technological College, 1937; Federal Art Galleries at Greensboro, N. C., Winston-Salem, 1936, at Charleston, S. C., Birmingham, 1938, at Norris, Tennessee, 1939; University of Southern California, 1937, Denver Museum, 1937, Museum of Modern Art, 1938. Represented in the permanent collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.